News - 2017

Friday, Dec 15, 2017

The Andlinger Center website has a Q/A with AOS Associated Faculty Member Mark Zondlo, the center’s associate director for external partnerships and associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Researchers from Princeton University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report in the journal Nature Climate Change that extreme cyclones that formed in the Arabian Sea for the first time in 2014 are the result of global warming and will likely...

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

Tropical cyclones are one of the most damaging and deadly natural disasters and are an energetic element of the climate system.  Understanding the character and causes of variations and changes of these cyclones (including potential influences of anthropogenic climate changes) is of profound scientific, economic and human interest.  AOS...

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Researchers have struggled to accurately model the changes to the abundant summer rains that sweep across the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, known to scientists as the “North American monsoon.”  In a study published Oct.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017

Although the Atlantic Mutidecadal Oscillation (AMO) is well documented, the underlying mechanism that drives it is unknown and remains up for debate. In a new study, AOS Faculty Member Rong Zhang presents compelling findings in support of the idea that ocean dynamics play a central role in the AMO.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

To understand Earth's climate, climate modelers employ a hierarchy of climate models spanning a wide spectrum of complexity and comprehensiveness.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

Several studies show that changes in precipitation can amplify the effects of nitrogen input on coastal ecosystems. V.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

Congratulations to AOS Faculty Member Steve Griffies, a GFDL physical scientist, who was recently named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).  His election to the rank of AGU Fellow will be recognized at the upcoming 2017 Fall Meeting in New Orleans.


Monday, Jul 17, 2017

A new statistical model developed by researchers at Princeton University and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) predicts that climate change will amplify dust activity in parts of the U.S.

Monday, Jul 3, 2017

The authors of a new study, led by AOS Postdoctoral Research Associate Angel Munoz, have developed a new experimental forecast system for the potential risk of transmission of mosquito-borne diseases like zika, dengue and chikungunya, using an ento-epidemiological model driven by state-of-the-art climate forecasts.